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Old Mar 09, 2013, 02:56 PM
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pretty sure that fokker is from "the vintage aviator"

they actually made the reproduction oberursel rotary for it:
http://thevintageaviator.co.nz/proje...-build-history
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Old Mar 09, 2013, 04:57 PM
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no, that is a picture of a Full size Fokker,with a rotary engine !

The engine used Castor oil as a lubricant, and large amounts of oil were dispersed from the engine during flight.

Most aircraft with rotary engines had the bottom of the cowl cut away,directing the oil downward,hopefully away from the pilot.

Can you imagine the sticky,gooey, mess of castor oil at a COLD 5,000 feet?
I wonder how you knew that it is a pic of a full size in post #11
I guess I am the only one not realizing that when looking at the picture.

Thanks for the information.

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Scale grass


The size of the grass against the tires did it for me..

Model tires are always lost in the grass....ha ha.
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Old Mar 10, 2013, 07:47 PM
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The size of the grass against the tires did it for me..

Model tires are always lost in the grass....ha ha.
I am trying to reset my monitor brighness and contrast.

All I see below the fuselage pic is dark. I do not see any grass or wheels.

Thanks for the comment that is helpfull.

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